West Highland

noun

: a breed of small very hardy beef cattle from the Highlands of Scotland having thick shaggy hair varying from dun to brindle or black and long curved horns set widely apart

Word History

Etymology

from West Highlands, western part of the Highlands of Scotland

First Known Use

1761, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of West Highland was in 1761

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“West Highland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/West%20Highland. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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